Bearded Dragons




Bearded Dragons are found only throughout Australia. They are a large species growing to a total length of 15-24 inches when adult.

Bearded dragons are a type of ancient lizard, originally from the deserts of central Australia. “Bearded” refers to a flap of skin under the chin that they extend when disturbed. They are usually even-tempered and seem to tolerate human interaction.

  • – The name “Bearded Dragon” comes from their ability to puff or flare out the skin under their throats, often darkening the skin to a black color, which looks like a beard
  • – Adult male can be territorial and should be housed separately. Do not house different reptile species together
  • – Diurnal – Awake during the day, sleep at night
  • – Environment: Desert
  • – Diet: Omnivorous
  • – Max Size: 24 inches
  • – Lifespan: 3-10 years

About bearded dragons

The bearded dragon lives up to its name: Like a dragon, it’s equipped with the armor of spiny reptilian scales, which include a “beard” of spikes under its chin that puffs up depending on its mood. There are eight species of bearded dragons recognized today, all of which are affectionately called “beardies.”

Among the most popular pet reptiles,  tend to be gentle, inquisitive, and active during the day. The central bearded dragon, Pogona vitticeps, is the most common species to have as a pet.


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